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    November 13, 2012
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another top name is tied to the scandal surrounding david petraeus. >> the other person is the top commander in afghanistan. and the fbi searching the home of the woman involved. fox 5 morning news continues right now. t now. waking you up here at 6:00 on this tuesday, november 13th with a live look at the woodrow wilson bridge this morning. and it will be wet roadways as you hed out there this morning. keep that in mind as the rush hour and congress back in session. the roads will be packed today. it will be a busy day, everyone. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom
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martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news and now, let's turn things over to tucker barnes to talk about this weather. >> wet and chilly. let's also mention chilly. it was 70 yesterday and right now, we are 45 degrees. we have lost 25 degrees and we won't rebound a whole lot today. >> basically what you're feeling right now. >> what you see is what you get. get ready for a chilly day. let's get to the radar, show you the shower activity first and that is moving through with our cold front and here is the good news. rain will not last all day. i think it will be out of here at 8:00, 9:00, 10:00 this morning. rain showers definitely for your morning commute. kids going to the bus stop will want a jacket or umbrella because i think the rain will be fairly persistent for the time being. we should see the rain showers wind down before too long. 45 at reagan national. 42 at dulles.
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bwi marshall, 43 degrees. much cooler than yesterday. our afternoon high temperatures upper 40s to about 50. you mix in the wind which are currently out of the north and west gusting last hour close to 30 miles per hour. right now, they are 20. sustained winds out in annapolis. you mix in the wind and it will be the makings of a chilly november afternoon. it will feel a lot like fall, late fall around here later today. 47, chilly conditions, at 5:00 p.m. >> it is that stew kind of weather. >> yeah, like thanksgiving kind of weather. >> time now to check some with julie wright. >> my mama is cooking in the kitchen kind of weather. >> exactly. i love the smell too. something is cooking in the kitchen, raining outside. something about it. >> so does beagle bailey, because when i tend to cook, there tends to be a fire so he is not a big fan of t he still hides upstairs any time i boil water. -- so he is not a big fan of t.
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we have accident activity here. only the center of the roadway is able to get i heavy volume anticipated coming across the 14th street bridge and headed to the accident scene. keep your eyes peeled for that. southbound 270 still in the cheer in spite of the wet stuff. you will find your lanes are open on the beltway between nypd and merrifield. no trouble spots to report coming across the american legion bridge. outer loop good to go coming in out of montgomery county headed out towards tyson's. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. affic. we begin now with a news alert. another name in the scandal surrounding general david petraeus. >> the pentagon is now investigating the top american commander in afghanistan. general john allen is accused of inappropriate communications with jill kelley. kelley is the woman who reportedly received a threatening e-mail from paula broadwell. news of her affair with petraeus led to his resignation as the head of the cia last friday. the fbi is said to be looking
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at thousands of documents and e- mails detailing communication between kelley and allen. >> the fbi is also working on a time line of the fair between broadwell and petraeus and how long officials may have known about it before word got out. yesterday, agents were at broadwell's home in charlotte, income np a spokeswoman would not comment on what the agents were doing at the home. congress returns to work today, no doubt at the top of the agenda is avoiding the so- called fiscal cliff. president obama and vice president biden will be meeting with leaders from the labor community today to discuss ways to keep the economy growing and find the balanced approach to reduce the federal deficit. efi former d.c. council chair kwame brown wille u.s. district court judge to learn his fate today.
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>> he resigned and pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges in june. melanie alnwick is live in northwest d.c. with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. you know, kwame brown actually has two sentencing hearings hearings today. the first in federal court on those bank fraud charged and then the second later this afternoon in d.c. superior court on campaign finance violation charges. now, as you mentioned, brown pleaded guilty in june. after a year-long investigation, the federal charges relate to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loan was for a 39- foot boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance. it found that brown's 2008 election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in contributions an expenditures and that $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company controlled by brown's
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brother. kwame brown's original plea agreement where he admit guilt to those charges called for a six-month jail sentence but prosecutors since then sort of softened their opinion on that. they said they would be willing to accept six days in jail served primarily on weekends and three years of supervised probation. brown's attorneys on the other hand are asking for no jail time, two years of supervised probation and community service. back to you guys. >> thank you. now for a follow-up to a fox 5 investigation on a critical shortage of paramedics in the district. >> the city can't keep enough medic units on the streets around the clock. today, d.c.'s fire chief will announce a plan to move medics off the overnight hours to help with busier times of the day. the chief disputes the claim by the firefighters union that this plan will reduce their
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ability to respond to calls by 36%. >> i don't know if that data is correct, first of all. what i will say is we will have an ambulance that can respond. we have 21 paramedic engine companies and seven ems supervisors who are also paramedics who can assist that ambulance to provide emergency or advanced life support care. >> the chief says the plan is not complete yet and it still needs to be discussed with the city council and stakeholders. a list of d.c. schools targeted for closure and consolidation is scheduled to be revealed today. those suggested for consolidation will be combined with higher performing charter schools in the district. chancellor kaya henderson will make the announcement. this is the second time no four years closings or consolidation have been made. a big change for make your next trip on thably a little easier is about to make its debut. >> the alleged east coast riptaist will be in court today. details on the expected plea when fox 5 morning news continues in a moment. 
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ate student on the montgomery college campus in rockville is ford threatening to go on a shooting spree. school officials say he had recently gap through a tough break-up and made the comments to other students. both rockville and campus police found the student eating lunch outside campus but did not find aweapon. aweapon. opening statements begin today in the murder trial of a bowie state university student. alexis simpson is accused of killing her roommate with a pair of scissors. if convicted, simpson faces a maximum of life in prison without parole. the man accused of being the east coast rapist is expected to plead guilty for the first time in virginia. aaron thomas has a plea hearing in prince william county later on this morning. he is charged with abducting
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three trick or treaters in 2009 and raping two of them. he has been linked to 17 assaults and rape cases date back to 1997. up next on fox 5 morning news. >> everybody loves to hate the beltway and some of us go out of our way to avoid it. but starting soon, drivers along one stretch may have a much easier time getting around the road. i'll tell you all about it when we come back. 
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all right. welcome back to fox 5 morning news. this is a live look outside right now at 6:15 in the morning. you can see there are a couple of cars out there and you can also see that the roads are a little bit slick, slick looking because of the rain this morning. >> yeah, not going to stay around all day. i keep trying to remember that. tucker has been telling us that this morning. >> we haven't picked up much rain this month.
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we could use a little rain. a lot of leaves down in the neighborhoods. >> it reminded me when i walk outside and saw a layer of them on the car. >> you didn't get them all this weekend? >> i didn't do anything. she lives in a forest. >> it is kind of fortest-like where i live, yes. >> let's show you the rain showers moving through. good news is the rain is not going to last all day. the bulk of activity will be winding down over the next couple of hours. probably 8:00, 9:00, we'll seat rain showers understanding west to east. we had a little band working through washington in the past 15 minutes. off to the west and to the north, that is where the heaviest rain has been falling up 270 up towards gaithersburg. you get up towards fredericksburg, western portions of mount airy getting a little rain. this is the back edge of our
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front and the front has already pushed across the bay. it is dragging with the rain shower ask tuft and much cooler air. the other thing you will notice in addition to the rain early this morning, the temperature have cooled off big time overnight. we've fallen back into the mid- 40s but we have winds gusting up to about 30 miles per hour. that is making it feel awfully chilly out there. there is the back end of your front actually mixing with and chaining to a little winter weather there up into pennsylvania. we'll probably see sunshine break out by late morning. it will be a decent afternoon, partly to mostly sunny but blustery and cool. 45 in washington. 46 in leonardtown. let's get west and north. frederick, 41. you are getting rain showers, 43 in manassas and 45 in culpeper. winds gusting right now, 24 in washington. 28 in annapolis. 20 in manassas. winds will be gusting all day. we'll lock in the chill for
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your tuesday here. 52 your daytime high. winds north and west five to 15. gusting to 20678 we'll get the showers out of here. some sun this afternoon but breezy and much cooler. yesterday, we were in the low 70s. there is your accu-weather seven-day forecast. wednesday, thursday and friday featuring sunshine with cool temperatures and right now, i think saturday will be fine and we'll probably get some showers back in here by sunday and monday. it looks like some of of the timing on the next round of showers. let's do some traffic with julie wright. >> working hard for the money this morning. it is wet pavement that we are waking up to so allow extra time out here on the roads. as promised, the stretch of 359 coming across the 14th street bridge. definitely slow moving at this time and it is because of the accident activity that sits eastbound on the freeway as you approach the exit continuing over towards sixth street southeast. all that slow traffic is heading over towards the accident scene where only one lane, center of the roadway is
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able to get by. heavy slow and steady trying to work your way to southeast washington. inbound 50 traffic now starting to slow columbia park road out of cheverly. inner loop of the beltway starting to slow as you approach old georgetown road. we have accident activity reported there. southbound along 270, lanes are open but the pace is slowing out of german up two headed south to 124. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. traffic. -- slowing out of germantown headed south to 124. a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place today for the 459 express lanes but drivers will have to wait a few more days. the lanes officially open on saturday. for all of the information on how the new lanes will work, just be sure to log onto our web site, myfoxdc.com and search express lanes. there you will find a full guide from fox 5's melanie alnwick explaining the best way to use those lanes. we are also monitoring metro's holiday delays. federal workers had the day off
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for rhett vans day but many people still had to go to work. metro though was operating on a saturday schedule yesterday and with track work on some lines, there were major delays. some red line trains were so packed people could not even get on. others tell us their commute normally 20 minutes took an hour yesterday. metro says ridership typically falls between 20 and 30% on holidays. complaints about power are common after a storm rolls through. today, marten o'malley will discuss ways to protect the power grid from severe weather.  ♪
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their boss threatened layoffs if president obama was reacted but now they are getting a raisin stead. more on that in a minute. first, let's take a look at the market. lauren simonetti is live in new york with this morning's business beat. good morning. >> good morning. >> stock were kind of flat yesterday. any news that will spark some moves into positives. >> how about really negative instead this morning. this tuesday morning, yeah, we are down pretty dramatically here in the premarket. no major economic news or economic data on tap. we do get earnings, of course, and we are watching everything in europe. it is these fiscal cliff worries that really have investors nervous. we are seeing some selling and likely will continue to see selling because of it. as we try to round out this year, we are up substantially for the year so the markets should end in positive territory but we'll see some selling for the time being most likely.
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>> a rocky ride. but some move into positive territory you could say for some employees out there. explain what is going on. >> westgate resorts, a time share company. it is huge and private however. the ceo said in early october that he was going to have to be forced to lay off workers if president obama was re-elected. obviously, president obama was re-elected and now he is giving autopsy 7,000 of his workers a 5% pay raise each. he says his stance antichanged. he just is enjoying record profits for his company and he feels that his employees who did not get a pay increase last year are going to need more money to deal with rising costs under president obama. so they're getting a pay raise instaved pink slip. >> i think in that company, no
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matter what your views, they will take the pay raise. >> especially if they didn't get one the year before. >> hopefully, some other companies will follow suit. thank you. >> see you later. >> see you tomorrow. back to the morning's big story. another name turns up in the scandal surrounding general david petraeus and the man at the center of another scandal will be sentenced today. details on what punishment kwame brown may face when fox 5 morning news continues. 
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all right. welcome back to fox 5 morning nude -- news rather. >> did you say nude, fox 5 morning nude? >> i got nothing else to say. i'm done. >> sorry about that. call him out like that.
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that wasn't very nice of me. >> thank you. >> i'm saving now, wisdom. there you can see a very, very -- not going to say it. radar has shower ask tuft moving through the area. we'll have rain showers kind of persistently here only for another hour or two. and then as we get into mid- morning, showers will wiped down and we'll see some sunshine later today. but it will be noticeably cooler than yesterday. our highs later today will only be in the upper 40s to about 50 and you mick in a wind out of the north and west at 15 or 20 and it will feel like fall around here. 45 in washington. check out your warmer air on the eastern seaboard. 63 in boston. 32 back in binghamton. much colder air off to the north appear west. later tonight, our temperatures will get close to freezing as well. forecast high, 52 here in town. 50 in annapolis and 46 in winchester. not sure it is going to feel that warm when you mix in the
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winds. >> let's check in with julie wright with the latest on traffic. >> all right, guys, on the roads, you will find we definitely have our hands full out here on the roadways. we have accident activity slowing down your roll eastbound on the freeway as you make your way over to sixth street northeast. heavy volume heading over towards that accident scene. well north of town, we have delays on the wet pavement. southbound 270, already an hours drive headed southbound with all lanes open, no accidents, just volume and the combination of wet pavement. crash here on the upper loop before old georgetown road tying up two left lanes. this is definitely going to impact your commute f you are coming southbound off of 270, all will merge on to the inner loop well past that scene. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. traffic. . >> thank you.
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a developing story now in d.c. this morning. sentencing day for former d.c. council chair kwame brown who will learn his fate today. >> he resigned and pleaded guilty back in june. melanie alnwick has the details. >> reporter: kwame brown's original plea agreement with federal prosecutors with he admitted guilt to the bank fraud charges called for a six- month prison term. but prosecutors have softened their stance somewhat saying they think a six-day jail term is appropriate along with three years of supervised release. now, kwame brown was a rising polical star in d.c. instead, he had a high profile fall from grace after pleading guilty to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for a 39- foot boat. he forged the sixty of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars.
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in the other charges, it was related to an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance that found that his 2008 election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in contributions and expenditures and that $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company controlled by brown's brother. prosecutors said he deserved some credit since he did resign and pleaded guilty and he didn't default on any of the loops so there was no financial loss. prosecutors said that brown paid a heavy price for his crime, that he now, after the sentencing will be a convicted felon with no political office and he will be unemployed. now, again, brown has two sentencing hearing this morning. the first for the bank fraud charges at 11:00 in federal court and then at 2:30 this afternoon, he will go over to d.c. superior court where he faces sentence for the campaign finance violations. in that case, he could see a maximum of a six-month jail term there. so it could be a very busy day
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here in two courthouses for kwame brown. >> we'll be following it all day long. thank you. now to a follow-up to a fox 5 investigation on a critical shortage of paramedics in the district. today, d.c.'s chair chief will announce a plan to move paramedics off overnight hours to cover busier times of the day. some people are worried there won't be enough help for a life is on the line. now, fox 5's sherry ly spoke with chief kenneth ellerbe on fox 5 news at 10:00. he disputes the claims by the firefighters union that this plan will reduce their ability to respond to calls by 36%. >> i don't know if that data is correct, first of all. but what i will say is we will have an ambulance that can respond. we have seven ems supervisors who are also paramedics who will be able to assist that plans to provide emergency or advanced life support care. >> the chief says the plan is not complete yet and that it
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still needs to be discussed with the city council and stakeholders. a list of d.c. schools targeted for closure and consolidation is scheduled to be revealed today. those suggested for consolidation will be combined with higher perform is charter schools in the district. chancellor kaya henderson will make that announcement. this is the second time in four years closing or consolidations have been made. some of the nation's stop schools will be honored today. the department of education we'll honor this year's national blue ribbon schools. they are being put in the spotlight for making significant strides in student achievement. there are self breakthrough ribbon schools across ourier. you can see the full list on myfoxdc.com under web links. b a news alert now in the scandal surrounding former cia chief david petraeus. the pentagon is reporting there were alleged inappropriate communications involving another top name in the military. >> general john allen is the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. now, he allegedly had inappropriate communication
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with a woman linked to the scandal. fox news correspondent ainsley earhart has the latest. >> reporter: fbi agents searching the home of paula broadwell, the whom whose affair with general david petraeus head tories resignation of cia director. some of the general's former staff members and friends reportedly saying he was shocked when he learned last sum they're broadwell was suspected of accepting threatening e-mails warning this woman, jill jill kelley, to stay away from him. now the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen is under investigation for alleged inappropriate communications with kelly. defense secretary leon panetta says he ordered an investigation of general alhelp on monday. the secretary who was a former cia director also talking about general petraeus' resignation.
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says, quote: , quote: general petraeus was scheduled to testify about at it cans in libya that killed four americans in september. some say they are skeptical of the timing of his resignation. >> it is not a coincidence to me. he is the one who probably knows most about what happened or didn't happen in benefit dpazy. if this is homing over his head when went to go brief the united states senate, did that influence the way, the direction and the story he he told. >> reporter: a pentagon official says 20,000 to 30,000 pages of edmonton mail and other documents are now under review. -- he is the one who probably knows more most about what happened or didn't happen in benefit ghazi. if this is looming had he ever over his head when he goes to brief the united states senate, did that influence the way, the direction and the story he told. told. . the "washington post" reports president obama is considering senator john kerry to serve as the next defense
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secretary even though kerry is believed to want the role of secretary of state. insiders believe current u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice will be given that job. ha . topping the morning line, nats outfielder bryce harper has been named the national league rookie of the year. he hit 207 with 22 home runs, 59 runs batted in and i shipped in the outfield. harper did this despite missing the first month of the season when he was still in the minors. the now 20-year-old says he is humbled by being named top rookie. abc and -- and shined in the outfield. >> just and honor and to be able to have a great team that i played for the whole year. this he made this fun. this is just the icing on the cake definitely. >> all right. to monday night football now. chiefs headed out on the road to face the pitburg steeleers and cats jumped out to a 10-
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point lead in the first quarter but the steeleers would make a comeback. they would intercept a matt cassell pass. there it is right this. the magic of television. that is the i'm game-winning 23- yard field goal. there is that interceptionists talking by afew minutes ago. they'll run this back and it sets up a game-winning field goal. steelers go on to win in overtime. >> i'm he entirely confused right -- i'm entirely confused right now. >> there is the game winning field goal. the steelers are happy. it is back to work for the washington redskins, the local tomorrow right here. it will be a battle of 3-6 teams. the eagles will come for fedex field. it appears that philly will start their rookie quarterback
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in place of the injured michael vick so should be an easy win for the redskins. that's right. i said it. >> don't do that. mike shanahan gave his team a five-day break over the bye week. week and robert griffin iii said his sore ribs are feeling a whole lot better. still ahead on fox 5 morning news. >> two week after the superstorm slammed into new york and new jersey, efforts continue to restore power to thousands of people still in the dark. agencies are defending their response to the storm. it is now 6:40. we'll be back.
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. investigators still don't know what caused the massive explosion that leveled or damaged dozens of homes in indianapolis. they're checking gas line but there were no reports of anyone smelling natural gas before the explosion that killed two
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people and injured seven others. one home owner suspects a furnace may have been the problem. but an expert say it takes a lot of safety violations to create an explosion like this from a faulty furnace. president obama tomorrow will get a close look at parts of new york still devastated from superstorm sandy. it has been two weeks now and still 100,000 people don't have power. people in the neighborhood of belle harbor lost power when the storm ripped through. people working to help those who lost so much say they are not getting help from government agencies. severe flooding and strong wins are still wreaking havoc in italy. boats could be seen being swept away by strong currents. mean many roads are still swamped with water. a 73-year-old man is believed to have downed when his car was submerged in tuscany. torrential rain has caused rivers to burst that i banks and he can possess problems
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with drainable systems across many parts of northern and central italy. >> does that have anything to do with -- we have abeen doing stories about venice. >> all related in northern italy. that video is what you don't want to do is drive your car through the -- >> oh, yeah. no matter how many times you tell people that, they official do it. >> still going to try. >> turn around, don't drown. i wonder how you say that in italian. >> you study that up. we've got showers across the area. cooler air moving in. cooler air has moved in after 70s yesterday. we're in the 40s right now and later today, when you check in on your fox 5 weather app, the temperature is only going to be in the 40s. so much cooler air has moved
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in. we've got a little bit of enhanced activity here to the north and west up 270 up into western howard county pushing into northern maryland there. the rain rate is a little bit higher. back edge of the rain shield there just out toous we are. and rain will not be with us all day today. it will winding down here by #:00, 9:00 this morning. kids will still need an umbrella here for the next couple of hours. -- it will be winding down here by 8:00, 9:00 this morning. >> behind this front, the win has been blowing pretty good. we'll see winds out of the north and west here gusting to about 25 to 30 during your morning hours. but some sunshine by afternoon. let's take a look at current temperatures. it has gotten cold overnight. 45 in washington. just got an update there in gaithersburg. just 41 degrees. 39 in winchester. leonardtown, good morning. you are 46 degrees. the cool temperatures here to stay this afternoon. so yesterday, as i mentioned,
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in the 70s. today, we'll be struggling to be in the upper 40s to about 50s for daytime highs. the rain winding down. by 9:00, it looks like most of the rain is east of 9 # and we're already starting to see sunshine break out. by afternoon, it should be mostly sunny although it will remain cool with the high temperatures only expected to be in the upper 40s to about 50. by the way, cold tonight. overnight hoes back into the 0s to low boss for much of the area. winds gusting at times out of the north and west to about 20 to 25. -- overnight lows back into the 20s to low 30s for much of the area. saturday starts off on a michelle millman ising note and we should have showers return for the end of the weekend. might be some showers around for the redskins game sunday afternoon. >> let's say hello to tony.
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>> good morning. >> good morning. >> guess what is time for? yep, it's time for ask tony and tucker. this is the segment where we put our head together to answer your most pressing questions weather-related or otherwise. here is perhaps our first holiday themed question. today's question comes from joseph smith, aka, jai. he writes i would like to know why egg nog is only made during the holidays. can you only get the stuff but the fresh dairy made is only made starting through the first of october through the end of the year. why that is in. >> do you like egg nog. if you don't do moderation, you pay the price the next day jack kemp a kind of glad it is only
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available. >> it doesn't sound good to me. >> you've never had it. >> maybe a long, long time ago, i hay taste of it. >> i had a small glass when i was a kid. nonalcoholic, of course. >> yeah. >> it is kind after unique taste. >> it has a unique taste and a unique aftertaste. >> maybe that is why people add the alcohol to it. >> i don't usually do that because i don't drink alcohol. we believe it is around at christmas time we believe because many hundreds of years ago. >> all the way back to the 14th century. this is an old drink. >> it has been served in various varieties over the years. but the ingredients for egg nog were rather expensive years ago. >> the english easted to make a
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hot cocktail in the 14th century -- used to make a hot cocktail in the 14th. it didn't contain eggs or milk. it just contained booze. overtime it evolved into this drink that contained milk and egg in english society. but most english people could not afford dairy or eggs for their drink, only the aristocrats could. so it was a very rare drink. that is really the basics where have the drink came from. and alcohol was added to it pause it helped to preserve it and they enjoyed having a little nip now and then. that was added to t when it made its way over to america, rum became the standard alcohol used in it. before that, in europe, it was other drinks, whiskey, a variety of other liqueurs as well. >> what is amazing it is really took off in the american colonies. it is still to this day not
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that big of a drink over in england. we are the egg nog drinking capital of the world. >> eggs were plentiful and milk was plentiful here. back in the day, many people would lived here had farms or chickens and had access to eggs and all that kind of stuff. >> you know, our founding father here, george washington, was very big on egg nog and they would prepare it every holiday season in mount vernon. >> colonists referred to rum as grog, you might remember this. bartenders served it in smallwooden mugs called groggins so it was called egg in grog and eventually called egg nog. >> i love how tucker is so excited. >> that's because i knew the answer.
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>> without having to look it up. >> thank you very much, joseph or jai. we hope we answered that for you. if you have a question you want answered, go to myfoxdc.com and click on the weather tab. there you go. >> & chestnuts roasting on an open fire. >> do you like egg nog. >> no, i'm not an egg nog person. >> she prefers the liquor straight. >> tony is the one who said that. >> wisdom is going yeah, that's my girl. >> i'm working hard for the money this morning. southbound 270, big delays coming out of germantown headed out towards the split t remains heavy and she on the stop stretch as well actually lot of wet pavement to deal with this morning. wet pavement means accident. we've got the crash eastbound
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on the freeway still in play before sixth street southeast tying up the right side of the road. big delays coming from the pentagon. down to 20 miles per hour before you commit to the bridge headed over to the accident. getting to germantown, almost an hour commute from route 5 buckiestown headed out towards middle brook road. crash here along the inner loop of the beltway, heads up as you work your way across the american legion bridge headed in towards bethesda. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. e traffic. . >> thank you. well, the turkey, the cranberry sauce, the pie. of course, you are talking about thanksgiving and it all adds up fast. the american farm bureau federation says it will cost just under $50 to feed 10 people this thanksgiving. that takes all the trimmings into account. it is a slight increase from last year which is blamed on a jump in turkey prices which i think we talk about every year.
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it seems like turkey is expensive. >> i'm going to spend $20. >> okay. good luck on that. despite the rumors of a sell out, hotel rooms are still available for this president's second inauguration. most of them require guests who book rooms for multiple nights. about 1 point # million people came out in the bitter the bit cold to witness the first inauguration. -- about 1.8 million people came out in the cold to witness the first inauguration. the perfect picture tells a story without using any words. some of the stop names in photography gather in d.c. holly morris has more on that when we come back. ♪
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11/13/12 good morning, everybody. i'm holly morris on this tuesday morning. a picture is worth a thousand words and the words on how to teach you to take the best picture. dc foto week is underway. we're going to talk to the founder about how far it's come. it's also all about opportunity and we're going to take a look at that this morning. whether you are an amateur or professional, you can get your portfolio reviewed. how you can make your photographer better. michael melford has the eye. he's going to join us to tell us the stories behind his photos and how to take the best nature pictures and we're here in an exhibit and there's different
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contests that are highlighted here. and we have a couple of the winners coming out to show us their photos and give us their tips on how to take the best picture. we all really love capturing the moment and we're going to learn how to do that this morning. >> that is true. we all do. we could use help in that department. >> that's it for the 6:00. >> let's send it over to allison and tony. >> good morning. another turn in the on going scandal regarding david patraeus this ew name has been added to the list. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. what he is accused of doing in a live report. >> it's sentencing day for qualmie brown. what's expected to happen in court today. >> and law makers get back to work on capitol